The University at Buffalo’s Center for Educational
Innovation – an organization dedicated to advancing
university teaching– welcomes visitors to an open house from
1-2:30 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, in 212 Capen Hall at UB’s North
Scientists at the University at Buffalo’s Research
Institute on Addictions are studying chronic stress and depression,
with a focus on endocannabinoids, which are brain chemicals similar
to substances in marijuana.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — Faculty at the University at Buffalo
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have always taught
students about measles and other vaccine-preventable diseases. But
the current measles outbreak is driving some professors to begin
emphasizing it more strongly.
The blend of digital technology and traditional merit badges,
such as those earned by Boy and Girl Scouts, would provide an
opportunity to both motivate and measure learning, according to new
research by University at Buffalo education professor Sam
National information security expert Dave Kennedy will
demonstrate effective ways businesses can combat some of the main
techniques cyberthieves use to attack an organization. The
presentation will walk through the security issues facing
organizations today, both politically and as an industry.
Amanda B. Nickerson, director of the Alberti Center for Bullying
Abuse Prevention at the University at Buffalo, called the Buffalo
Bills’ signing of troubled guard Richie Incognito
“disheartening,” especially following Bills Head Coach
Rex Ryan’s press conference ambitions to “build a
BUFFALO, N.Y. — The arctic cold snap affecting the Midwest
and the Northeast this weekend should not be taken lightly, says
David Holmes, MD, clinical associate professor of family medicine
in the University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical
In a new national publication, The Princeton Review has rated
the University at Buffalo among the colleges and universities it
considers the nation’s best for high-quality degree programs,
affordability and career prospects.
Interviews begin with questions, but a University at Buffalo
researcher is instead questioning the interview, and the answers
are mapping the history and unexplored conceptual areas of this
familiar information-gathering tool.
When terrorists strike, emergency workers who have the proper
training, information access and a positive work environment will
make better decisions, according to research from the University at
Buffalo School of Management.
Using social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter to
spread information during campus emergencies can help keep students
safer, according to new research from the University at Buffalo
School of Management.
Some 500 University at Buffalo students will be moved to
temporary shelter in Alumni Arena on UB’s North Campus after
a frozen sprinkler head in the Ellicott Complex caused a power
outage in the building.
Mark T. Swihart, PhD, UB Distinguished Professor of Chemical and
Biological Engineering, has been named executive director of the
University at Buffalo’s New York State Center of Excellence
in Materials Informatics (CMI).
The University at Buffalo will host a program, “What
Ferguson Can Teach Us: Working Together for Justice and Community
Safety,” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, at 12:15 p.m. in room 145a of
the Student Union on the UB North Campus.
Nicholas J. Everest, clinical assistant professor of
organization and human resources in the University at Buffalo
School of Management, has been awarded the Arjang A. Assad
Excellence in Teaching Award.
Twenty-five years ago, faculty in the University at Buffalo
School of Dental Medicine learned that parents were brushing their
children’s teeth with Comet, a cleaning powder more suited
for a bathroom sink. They immediately realized they needed to raise
the “dental IQ” in the community.
University at Buffalo researcher Mark Seery, who studies stress
and coping, says the severe winter weather seems at first glance to
have few redeeming qualities. Frigid temperatures and daily
battles with mounds of snow and ice are testing the resolve of the
heartiest among us.
Tony Conrad says he went to New York City in the early
’60s to “mess up the music world.” Now, some 50
years after beginning a career that contributed to the opening of a
new musical tradition, Conrad will be back in the city celebrating
his 75th birthday with shows that serve as late career markers for
this dynamic, multifaceted music and sound artist.
Human rights violations, including honor killings, human
trafficking, child and slave brides, female genital mutilation,
stoning of women and domestic violence, will be the topics of
discussion during a daylong human rights conference, “Culture
and Control of Women – Resources and Remedies,” being
held on March 7 at the University at Buffalo Law School.
Smokers may be more likely to successfully quit their habit if
simple adjustments were made to how an existing anti-smoking
medication is prescribed, according to a new study by a University
at Buffalo research team.
The University at Buffalo will host the 12th annual Safe Schools
Initiative Seminar, (Re)Committing to an Integrated Safe School
Plan, for law enforcement and schools on Thursday, March 19, from
8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Center for the Arts on the UB North
Campus. The event is free, but registration is required.
Academy Award winner Tom Curley, BA ’01, knew coming to
the University at Buffalo was the right choice for him shortly
after transferring from a community college in upstate New York.
Curley loves movies and he says he found the demanding, yet
rewarding program he was looking for at UB.